Must-Read: I am not sure Matt O'Brien's political science-cultural studies diagnosis of the Trump phenomenon--and the potential division of the Republican Party into Trumpublicans and Rumpublicans--is correct. But it is very well written and well argued. And it is certainly worth considering as a possible guide to understanding.
And it raises possibilities. In O'Brien's visualization of the Cosmic All, the established GOP elites are opposed to equitable growth--inequitable growth is what they are after. It is not so clear in his visualization of the Cosmic All that Trumpublicans are opposed to equitable growth. So perhaps there are enhanced possibilities for bipartisan or non-partisan cooperation opening up now:
Trumpublicans and Rumpublicans: "The GOP was tied together by two ideas: nationalism & conservatism...: